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Seminars and Certifications

As the number of confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) increases across the United States, the NCCDP finds it necessary to offer all NCCDP at least through December 2020. THIS PERTAINS TO NCCDP CORPORATE CLASSES TAUGHT BY NCCDP CORPORATE TRAINERS. (For indivduals signing up for a seminar conducted by NCCDP approved instructors, please check with the instructor presenting the seminar).

The following seminars will still take place on the day and time as scheduled, however, registered participants will receive detailed login instructions (which include needing a laptop/desktop and headset) to participate live/online.

Anyone wishing to attend the ADDC online seminars, due to the National crisis, there are no distance restrictions. Contact the listed online trainers who have seminars posted and register directly with the approved online trainer. 

Please fax in applications to 9738602244. 

The notary requirement is waived,  Instead please have someone or family member witness your signature. 

The witness will write on the application notary page:
Witness and date 
Full name 
Contact email
Contact Mailing address 
Contact Phone number

For seminars presented by NCCDP approved instructors please click here.


NCCDP offers a series of courses under this brand for those seeking further education and training in Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care. Dates and Locations of these courses are listed below. You can register for the courses by submitting the attached registration form or using this link to register online.

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"The Global Leader in Dementia Education and Certification"

Health Care Professionals, Front Line Staff, First Responders, Correctional Personnel and Trainers, Educators, Government Personnel, Association Staff, Clergy, Support Group Leaders, Elder Care Attorneys, Mobile Dentistry and Hygienist, Ancillary Companies, etc.,

Courses offered

bullet CADDCT® Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer® course

bullet Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Curriculum - required for CDP Certification for those who qualify for CDP certification

bullet Maintaining Caregiver Resiliency During the Covid-Era

bullet CDCM® Certified Dementia Care Managers® (Dementia Unit Managers) seminar

bullet CPCHCP™ Certified Personal Care Home Care Professional™ seminar

bullet CDSGF™ Certified Dementia Support Group Facilitator™ seminar

bullet CFRDT™ Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer™ seminar

bullet CFR-DT™ Certified First Responder-Dementia Trained™ seminar

bullet CCPDT™ Certified Correctional Personnel Dementia Trainer™ seminar

bullet CDTCP™ Certified Dementia Trained Correctional Personnel™ seminar

bullet CMDCP® Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional® seminar see sister company to NCCDP


bullet Memory Care Home Care Commendation

bullet Memory Care Neighborhood Commendation for Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Communities




NCCDP ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminars is required for those who are pursuing Certified Dementia Practitioner certifications.

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Seminar Evaluation - A seminar evaluation is collected at the end of each seminar. An additional evaluation is provided with your CDP application and we ask that you take the time to also complete the application evaluation. We value your time and your feedback.

Apply to become a Certified Dementia Practitioner - please click here.

If you do not see a seminar posted for your state, please check back as the instructors are loading new seminars through out the year. Or contact the instructor listed for state you are seeking a seminar. Or contact NCCDP by using the CONTACT US FORM or 1 877 729 5191 about bringing the seminar to your facility or conference.

The NCCDP ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminars are open to anyone who works in long term care or is a caregiver.

Statistics prove that nearly 50% of the residents of long term care facilities have been diagnosed with dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease. This number will continue to grow. The only way to provide successful dementia care is to understand the disease process and the significance behind the dementia related behaviors.

Course Goals and Objectives:

Goals are:
- To provide fundamental education on dementia and dementia care
- To enhance the quality of life of dementia patients through education care providers
- Foster sensitivity and respect for the dementia client
- To teach communication techniques
- To provide sensitive approaches for assisting patients with activities of daily living.

Participants will:

- Have an understanding of dementia
- Identify common causes of aggressive, repetitive and sundowning behaviors in adults
- Describe behavioral/care interventions that may be used to prevent or reduce difficult care situations.
- Describe challenges related to caregiver stress and utilize stress reduction techniques
- Learn alternative activity interventions that are success oriented and failure free
- Receive certificate of attendance in seminar.

The NCCDP Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminars has been approved by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners® and meets the criteria for those who qualify and are pursuing certification as a CDP Certified Dementia Practitioner.

For more information about the seminars or certifications please contact the NCCDP Corporate office at 1.877.729.5191 or email us using the Contact Form.

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bullet Discounts for Associations
bullet Discounts for Corporations



bullet Person Centered Care

bullet Subjective Cognitive Decline SCD and Subjective Cognitive Impairment SCI

bullet Dealing With Difficult Patients

bullet Oral Health for Dementia Care

bullet Revitalizing Your Support Group

bullet Successful Engagement  & The Art of Quilting A Conversation for the Activity Professional and Recreation Therapist

bullet Engaging Through Color, Adapted From - The Dementia Concept

bullet Protecting Residents From Financial Exploitation

bullet Developing Self Esteem & Wellness Programs for the Older Adult

bullet The Benefits of Music and Reminiscing for Senior Living Residents

bullet Safety Throughout Your Life

bullet Inclusive Services for LGBT Older Adults - A Practical Guide To Creating Welcoming Agencies

bullet Reversible Dementia’s

bullet Medications and Older Adult Abuse and Neglect

bullet Hydration and the Dementia Patient

bullet Older Person with Dementia and Sight Loss

bullet Delirium and Older Adults With Dementia

bullet Geriatric Anxiety- Recognizing, Diagnosing and Treatment

bullet Dementia and Noise Providing a Soothing Quiet Environment

bullet Dementia Pugilistica, now called Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

bullet The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program: History, Role and Responsibilities

bullet Improving Dementia Care -Reducing Unnecessary Antipsychotic Medications

bullet Lewy body dementia: When it isn’t Alzheimer’s

bullet Senior Bullying Across the Ages: Senior’s Bullying Other Seniors

bullet Travel Guidelines for People with Dementia

bullet Preventing Resident to Resident Altercations / Aggression / Abuse in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

bullet Seven User-Friendly Therapeutic Music Activities for the Musician and Non-musician With Applications for Dementia Clients

bullet Sexual Violence in Later Life

bullet Broken Trust: Older Adults, Family and Finances. Financial Older Adult Abuse Prevention

bullet Time for Tellin’ Tall Tales Y’all! Using story to reach and know each other - Time Slip

bullet Dos and dont's for gardens for dementia residents

bulletThe Importance of Brain Games to Improve Cognitive Function

bullet Crisis Intervention and Building Resiliency for your staff

bullet Understanding Frontotemporal Degeneration

bullet Fall into Fall - Fall prevention in-service for Dementia clients

bullet Sexuality and Intimacy: A Guide for Dementia Patients in Long Term Care Settings and Home Care

bullet Project Life Saver - (Elopement What You Need To Know)

bullet Understanding Pseudobulbar Affect PBA - Involuntary Outbursts of Crying and Laughing

bullet Your caregiver personality: Why it’s a very important caregiving skill


bullet Brain Fog...Is a Legit Diagnosis!

bullet Life Review: Practice Techniques For Clients & Caregivers

bullet Spiritual Care When Dementia Is Present: Holding Fast to the Memory of God

bullet Benefits of Daily Outside Walks & Dementia Gardens for Person’s with Dementia

bullet Tips for Dealing With Stress and the Holidays

bullet What’s wrong with Care Plans, and how to get it right!

bullet Risk Management - “Improving  Quality”

bullet Non-pharmacological Approach to the Alzheimer's disease patient

bullet Environmental Design in Managing Behavior in Assisted Living

bullet Communicating successfully with Alzheimer’s Older Adults

bullet THIS IS NOT ALZHEIMER’S: An Overview of Vascular Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, & Frontotemporal Dementia

bullet The Rehab Professional's Role in Dining for Person's with Dementia

bullet Take Precautions for Facility Outing?

bullet Senior Housing, Can residents stay home with Early Dementia?

bullet Alzheimer's and Dementia Activities: Make Them Meaningful

bullet Developing effective activities programs for older adults with dementia

bullet Caring for the Caregiver

bullet Medications in Dementia Patients

bullet Keeping your Institution Safe, How To Deal with Alzheimer’s/Dementia Residents In A Crisis or Terrorist Act



Other Training Links

bullet Onsite Training for Corporations / Association Conference

bullet Accreditation

bullet Videos of Instructors in Action

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First Responder Training CFRDT
Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer CFR-DT
Certified First Responder-Dementia Trained

If you work as a First Responder, Do you know:

Proper communication techniques?
How to deal with catastrophic events?
What to do for repetitive behaviors?
What to do for sundowning?
Do you recognize abuse and neglect in the home?
There are unique driving concerns in the elderly, do you know them?

Be prepared for the Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Person.

Provide successful approaches and interventions.

Get trained and certified today!

The only way to provide successful dementia approaches is to understand the disease process, the importance of communication skills and the significance of the feelings behind the dementia-related behaviors.

Course Goals & Objectives

Goals are:
bullet To provide fundamental education on dementia and dementia approaches.
bullet To enhance the quality of life of dementia patients by educating First Responders.
bullet Foster sensitivity & respect for the person with a diagnosis of dementia.
bullet To teach communication techniques.

Participants will
bullet Have an understanding of dementia.
bullet Identify common causes of aggressive, repetitive and sundowning behaviors in older adults.
bullet Describe behavioral/care interventions that may be used to prevent, reduce or eliminate difficult care situations.
bullet Describe challenges related to caregiver stress and utilize stress reduction techniques.
bullet Recognize abuse and neglect in the home.
bullet Understand driving concerns in the elderly with a dementia diagnosis.
bullet Receive certificate of attendance in seminar

Who Should Attend the NCCDP Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar for First Responders:

Law Enforcement (city, county, state and federal), EMT's, TSA Agents, Fire Fighters. The First Responder seminar can be booked privately and provided to your team only or check the calendar for a First Responder seminar or trainer near you. Click here for the seminar calendar. Click here to find a CFRDT trainer. Please contact if you would like to book a private training and presented by the NCCDP Corporate staff. Download the CFR-DT application.

The CFRDT Trainer seminar is only presented by the NCCDP Corporate staff. You must have completed the CADDCT seminar first.
Download the CFRDT application. Download the CADDCT application.

The First Responder seminar is 6 hours.

The CADDCT live seminar is 12 hours and is a prerequisite to the CFRDT trainer certification.

Registration Information: See the calendar for pricing. Generally, the CFRDT sets the price as the trainers do not work for NCCDP. The trainer generally charges 185.00 pp or a flat rate if this is an in-house seminar plus pp fee for the student handout notebook.

enrolled unless otherwise notified. NCCDP reserves the right to cancel seminars based on insufficient enrollment. Registrants who need to
First Responder Student Hand out Notebook with the CFR-DT application is provided in the First Responder training.

Computers and recording devices are prohibited in class.

The First Responder seminar can be booked with a CFRDT trainer or directly with the NCCDP Corporate office.

CFRDT Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer certification. Because you are required to complete the CADDCT 12- hour live seminar as a prerequisite, there is no class for the CFRDT certification.

Course includes the First Responder six- hour Dementia curriculum on memory stick, instructor manual, First Responder student handout notebook which includes the students CFR-DT application. Certification as CFRDT

Cancellation Policy
Please view the CFRDT trainer policy.

Notice: While certification promotes and maintains quality, it does not license, confer a right or privilege upon or otherwise define the qualifications of anyone in the healthcare field.



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